Since 2003, Luiz Mantovani is on the faculty of the Music Department at the State University of Santa Catarina – UDESC at Florianópolis in Southern Brazil. As a full-time professor, he works both in the Teaching and the Bachelor’s Degree, teaching guitar classes and individual lessons, chamber music coaching, guitar repertoire and guitar pedagogy, among other subjects. Along with teaching, he researches on guitar-related topics and is a founder of Programa Ponteio – Violão na UDESC, an extension program which at once showcases the artistic output of teachers and students and brings renowned artists and professors from other institutions to UDESC.

Admission to the Teaching and Bachelor’s Degree in Music happens through auditions and entrance exams. Further information about the degrees and admission can be found in the following sites:

State University of Santa Catarina – UDESC
Center for the Arts – CEART

Mr Mantovani is often invited to teach masterclasses and courses in other institutions, festivals and music events. Please follow the calendar for up-to-date information.

Luiz Mantovani does not teach private lessons at the moment. However, if you need a recommendation for a guitar teacher in the Florianópolis area, feel free to contact him.